The Sports Almanac

The Women's British Open

Through the 2016 Women's British Open
1976-1993 Pre-LPGA Tournament Years
1994-2000 Pre-Major Years
Women's Bristish Open Winners  Multiple Winners
YEAR
WINNER NATIONALITY
VENUE
1976
Jenny Lee Smith
England
Fulford Golf Club
1977
Vivien Saunders
England
Lindrick Golf Club
1978
Janet Melville
England
Foxhills Golf & Country Club
1979
Alison Sheard
South Africa
Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club
1980
Debbie Massey
United States
Wontworth Club
1981
Debbie Massey
United States
Northumberland Golf Club
1982
Marta Figueras-Dotti
Spain
Royal Birkdale Golf Club
1983
No Tournament
1984
Ayako Okamoto
Japan
Woburn Golf & Country Club
1985
Betsy King
United States
Moor Park Golf Club
1986
Laura Davies
England
Royal Birkdale Golf Club
1987
Alison Nicholas
England
Woburn Golf & Country Club
1988
Corinne Dibnah
Australia
Woburn Golf & Country Club
1989
Jane Geddes
United States
Woburn Golf & Country Club
1990
Helen Alfredsson
Sweden
Woburn Golf & Country Club
1991
Penny Grice-Whittaker
England
Woburn Golf & Country Club
1992
Patty Sheehan
United States
Woburn Golf & Country Club
1993
Karen Lunn
Australia
Woburn Golf & Country Club
1994
Liselotte Newumann
Sweden
Woburn Golf & Country Club
1995
Karrie Webb
Australia
Woburn Golf & Country Club
1996
Emilee Klein
United States
Woburn Golf & Country Club
1997
Karrie Webb
Australia
Sunningdale Golf Club
1998
Sherri Steinhauer
United States
Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club
1999
Sherri Steinhauer
United States
Woburn Golf & Country Club
2000
Sophie Gustafson
Sweden
Royal Birkdale Golf Club
2001
Se Ri Pak
South Korea
Sunningdale Golf Club
2002
Karrie Webb
Australia
Turnberry, Ailsa Course
2003
Annika Sorenstam
Sweden
Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club
2004
Karen Stupples
England
Sunningdale Golf Club
2005
Jeong Jang
South Korea
Royal Birkdale Golf Club
2006
Sherri Steinhauer
United States
Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club
2007
Lorena Ochoa
Mexico
Old Course at St. Andrews
2008
Ji-Yai Shin
South Korea
Sunningdale Golf Club
2009
Catriona Matthew
Scotland
Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club
2010
Yani Tseng
Taiwan
Royal Birkdale Golf Club
2011
Yani Tseng
Taiwan
Carnoustie Golf Links
2012
Ji-Yai Shin
Soutth Korea
Royal Liverpool Golf Club
2013
Stacy Lewis
United States
Old Course at St. Andrews
2014
Mo Martin
United States
Royal Birkdale Golf Club
2015
Inbee Park
South Korea
Trump Turnberry, Ailsa Course
2016
Ariya Jutanugarn
Thailand
Woburn Golf and Country Club
2017


Kingsbarns

Multiple Winners Women's British Open Winners
Champion Nationality
Years
Wins
Karrie Webb
Australia
1995, 1997, 2002
3
Sherri Steinhauer
United States
1998, 1999, 2006
3
Debbi Massey
United States
1980, 1981
2
Yani Tseng
Taiwan
2010, 2011
2
Ji-Yai Shinn
South Korea
2008, 2012
2